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Deep Beatles: “Honey Don’t” (BBC, 1963)

For the next few columns, Deep Beatles shines a spotlight on their BBC performances. Before incessant screaming and the rigors of touring took their toll, the Beatles had become one of the most polished live bands on the road.

Ringo Starr, Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren, Joe Walsh – Ringo at the Ryman (2013)

Ringo Starr, Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Todd Rundgren, Joe Walsh – Ringo at the Ryman (2013)

Don’t let the goofball demeanor fool you: Ringo Starr is the model of consistency these days, as solid and professional a frontman as there is — and maestro of one of the last decades’ most reliably entertaining guest-packed tours.

‘It’s electric’: Fresh off Ringo Starr tour, Journey/Santana co-founder Gregg Rolie heads back to studio

‘It’s electric’: Fresh off Ringo Starr tour, Journey/Santana co-founder Gregg Rolie heads back to studio

Just back from another well-received round of shows with the All-Starr Band, Gregg Rolie continues working on a new solo release — the Santana/Journey co-founder’s first since 2011.

‘Cooking up something here’: Joe Walsh is in the studio with Mick Jagger, Ringo Starr, Don Was, others

Joe Walsh has posted a photograph of himself, in the studio, with an all-star lineup that includes the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, the Beatles’ Ringo Starr, super-producer Don Was and others.

‘It is very inspiring’: For Steve Lukather, playing with the Beatles’ Ringo Starr about more than music

‘It is very inspiring’: For Steve Lukather, playing with the Beatles’ Ringo Starr about more than music

For Grammy award-winning Toto cofounder and sideman to the stars Steve Lukather, getting to know the Beatles’ Ringo Starr — really know him, as a person — has been the best part of his stint with the newest All-Starr Band.

Best of January 2013: Readers pick Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Steven Wilson, Richard Thompson, Depeche Mode

Four of this month’s reader-selected Top 10 items on Something Else! Reviews deal with Beatle-y things: Specifically, the times they whiffed as a group and as solo artists

‘I’ve got to do this one’: Steve Lukather took rare break from Toto to join the Beatles’ Ringo Starr

‘I’ve got to do this one’: Steve Lukather took rare break from Toto to join the Beatles’ Ringo Starr

For Steve Lukather, a confirmed Beatlemaniac, the invitation to join Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band was a no-brainer. But first, he had to break the news to everyone in Toto, the band he co-founded in the late 1970s.

Santana/Journey co-founder Gregg Rolie puts down a few tracks before rejoining Ringo Starr on tour

Santana/Journey co-founder Gregg Rolie puts down a few tracks before rejoining Ringo Starr on tour

Gregg Rolie began work on a handful of new songs before getting set to rejoin Ringo Starr’s latest All-Starr Band for a trip to the Pacific Rim next month — including two tracks that feature fellow All-Starr Band member Steve Lukather.

Deep Cuts: Ringo Starr’s ‘She’s About a Mover,’ ‘Harry’s Song,’ ‘King of Broken Hearts,’ others

Deep Cuts: Ringo Starr’s ‘She’s About a Mover,’ ‘Harry’s Song,’ ‘King of Broken Hearts,’ others

Affably difficult to dislike, yet seldom transcendent as a solo artist, Ringo Starr would become the only ex-Beatle who failed to earn an individual chart-topper in his native Britain. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t hidden moments to enjoy.

Kit O’Toole’s Top Beatles Albums, Books, Collectibles and Movies for 2012

2012 marked a number of musical events, including the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ debut single “Love Me Do.” The limited-edition anniversary “Love Me Do” single represents just one of many Fab Four-related products released this past year.